Essays Tagged: "Accidents"

Commercial vices - gambling, prostitution, and drugs

alcohol, and gambling. Ethyl alcohol, the drug in beer,whiskey, and wine does more harm is causing accidents, overdose deaths,job failures, broken homes, and violence than all other drugs combined.Th ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Nuclear Power Debate

came aware of the long term dangers involved in storing nuclear waste, it's use was criticised. Two accidents, at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, demonstrated to the world the enormous risks involved ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Rogerian Argument - handguns in US

continue for some time longer.There are people who say handguns in the home can only cause unneededaccidents. There have been several incidents where a child in the household has mistakena gun for a ... ounds. That way those whofeel the compulsion to use guns can be restrained to a location where less accidents canoccur. It is possible to lessen the number of accidental deaths caused by guns withoutb ...

(2 pages) 200 1 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

essay on Voltaire's enlightment views

it. He himself had been imprisoned because of something hesaid. Voltaire did not believe there were accidents, there has to be a reason for everything.(18) This goes alongwith the new way of thinking. ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Handguns - vital weapons or deadly killers?

nnually by guns in theUnited States. These deaths include 15,000 murders, 18,000 suicides, and 1,500accidents.2 It is because of these statistics that many would like to ban guns altogether.But is tha ... nnually by guns in theUnited States. These deaths include 15,000 murders, 18,000 suicides, and 1,500accidents.2 It is because of these statistics that many would like to ban guns altogether.But is tha ...

(19 pages) 257 1 4.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Les epoques des testes nucleaires de la France

ue journee, on se trouve posant les questions de ladefaite de notre planete causes par les nombreux accidents inexcusable de l'humanite. Denos jours, l'homme a decouvert les merveilles de la science, ...

(3 pages) 23 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What Have We Learned From Three-Mile Island After 17 Years?

ssue of nuclear safety worldwide.These two cases are only mere examples of the ominous potential foraccidents of great magnitude within such nuclear plants worldwide (2). It is vital that we understan ... stopped there, people are afraid to move, stay, marry and afraid to have families. The costs of the accidents after-effects aremonumental; resettlement of people affected, medical and clean-up costs a ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.6 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Should teens be able to drive after being convicted of a DUI and what can be done to prevent it

eir licenses? Teens convicted of driving under the influence should be punished in order to prevent accidents, set an example, and even prevent death.First, drinking and driving can have many dangerou ... e, and even prevent death.First, drinking and driving can have many dangerous consequences, such as accidents. Now and days the majority of accidents due to driving under the influence are caused by t ...

(2 pages) 60 0 1.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Accidents in Pro Sports

Good effort, I must admit! -Accidents can and do happen anywhere, anytime to anyone. This statement is very true when dealing wi ...

(9 pages) 53 0 4.1 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Legal Abortion=Freedom of Choice Whenever a society attempts to outlaw abortions, it ignores the same urgent reasons for safe, legal abortions that have always existed.

ich diminish the number of unwanted pregnancies before they occur. Even when precautions are taken, accidents can and do happen. For some families, this could be devestating. An unwanted pregnancy can ...

(3 pages) 120 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

This paper is about the cause and effect of driving intoxicated. How many deaths are cause especially the lives of teenagers. One drink has an effect on your overall abilities to see and react.

ol related crashes. Alcohol slows down the brain and slows the body reaction. Risks of drinking are accidents and violence.He effects of alcohol are poor coordination, slurred speech, double vision, d ...

(2 pages) 679 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Testing for Honesty

s, such as the cost of employee drug use in terms of absenteeism, lost initiative, inattentiveness, accidents, diminished productivity, and employee violence costs companies millions of dollars in dam ...

(7 pages) 249 2 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Senior Citizen Driving

quick when they slow down. Their response time is not the same as younger individual therefore many accidents are going to occur just for that reason alone. They also have a way higher rate if death i ... eath in accidents then the general population. Today's drivers 65 and over have the highest rate of accidents per mile in America. We need to get them off the roadways so that not only are other drive ...

(2 pages) 139 3 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay is about drinking and industrial work discipline. Drinking on the job was normal until the rise of industrialization in Europe, this essay explains why the change in attitude occured.

an obstacle to industrial work and discipline. Alcohol in their eyes was conducive to absenteeism, accidents, inefficiency, and insubordination. The reasons for the changes in the workplace are discu ...

(4 pages) 44 0 2.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The nervous system and its bodily functions.

or diseases. The studies of the nervous system helped lower death rates from heart disease, stroke, accidents, etc. The nervous system is a network of neurons (nerve cells) that that sends information ...

(8 pages) 207 0 4.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Underage driving

your passengers riding in the vehicle with you. It is said that Young drivers are involved in more accidents than any other age group. But it's not really a fact. Defensive driving, driving within po ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Cellular phones being used in cars.Should it be allowed? No!

ngers of cell phones while driving as well as real life experience.Every year there are hundreds of accidents that can be linked to wreckless drivers with cell phones or other seemingly harmless distr ... ad rage around him or her."(Express News) Can we live with all of this rage going on around us. The accidents grow in size with the more cell phones being purchased. Do you want to end up in a large w ...

(3 pages) 181 2 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Letter to Congress; Teen Driving Laws.

assed. It is believed that the accident rates would go down. But in realality, more cars equal more accidents. People would get fustrated beause it would take them hours to get to somewhere that would ...

(1 pages) 69 3 2.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Alcohol and effects on the body.

that it can affect your body, and cause you to act differently and can cause cases of even dieing, accidents, and can hurt other people around you. Drinking is a bad choice in some cases and a good c ... ow what could happen to you. Drinking and driving is a major reason why people die in crash related accidents. Those who drink should really try to be in a safe place and be there for the night. Alcoh ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The role of Lenin in the Bolshevik seizure of power and consolidation of power in 1917.

r hand it can be argued that history is directed by natural forces beyond the control of any human; accidents, fate, economic developments, mass movements and so on. In this case it is difficult to se ...

(6 pages) 101 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History